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Skins, peels, shells ...
Some foods have a skin, peel or a shell (eggs, potatoes, apples, liver, sausages).
Puncture the skin or peel with for example a fork to allow steam to escape and the food to expand - this releases
pressure and prevents the food from bursting.
Cooking in a microwave needs very little water. For 100 g of vegetables or potatoes,
use 1 tablespoon of water.
Food can be covered with foils or tops which let microwave through in order
to prevent splashing
to shorten the cooking time and/or
to retain any natural moisture in the food (
Microwave suitable dishes and utensils).
Arranging food - size and shape
To achieve the shortest cooking times and the best results it is sometimes useful to arrange the food in a certain
Small pieces cook faster than big pieces.
Pieces of the same size cook more evenly than different sized pieces.
In the case of irregularly shaped pieces, the thin sections will cook faster than the thick sections.
When cooking several of the
, e.g. stuffed tomatoes, arrange them on the rotating plate in a circle to
achieve even cooking.
irregularly shaped items
or food with
, place the smaller or thinner parts
in the middle and the thicker (denser) parts towards the outside. Alternatively, cover thinner parts with a piece of
aluminium foil to prevent drying or charring.
Where possible, place
with the tail towards the centre, slit the skin to prevent the skin from tearing or bursting
open. Another possibility is to cover the head and the tail ends with aluminium foil to prevent premature drying or
warming up pre-cooked meals
, place the thinner and lighter items towards the middle, the heavier and
denser items towards the outside of the plate.
(e.g. bacon) on top of one another (fully or partially).
Drinks, sauces and gravy
should be heated in separate containers. Fill tall narrow vessels only
Stir or turn
the food every now and then to help spread the heat more evenly.
E - - 2
• When temperature sensor is disconnected, E--3 appears.
• Call technical service.
E - - 3
• When inside part of the oven is very hot abnormally, E--2
• Let the oven cool 15~20 minutes opening the door slightly.
• Unplug the power and then plug the power again.
• If the oven does not work normally, call technical service.
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